(a) “Abortion” means the termination of human pregnancy for purposes other than delivery of a viable fetus.
(b) “Hospital” means the Lyndon B. Johnson Tropical Medical Center.
(c) “Physician” means a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery in this Territory.
(d) “Viable fetus” means a fetus potentially able to live outside the mother’s womb, even though artificial aid may be required.
(e) “First trimester of pregnancy” means the first 13 weeks of a pregnancy.
(f) “Second trimester of pregnancy” means that portion of a pregnancy following the thir-teenth week and preceding the twenty-fourth week of pregnancy.
(g) “Third trimester of pregnancy” means that portion of a pregnancy after the twenty-third week of pregnancy and includes the entire period after the fetus is or may be viable.History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.
Research Guide: MPCC 13.080.